Finanical Affairs Information Technology has developed step by step user documentation for common processes involving technology. If you have suggestions for other documentation that would be helpful, please feel free to contact the Applications Support team at 348-7303 or lcasey@fa.ua.edu.


Office 365

To access the Office 365 portal, go to portal.office.com, and use your FA credentials to login.
Account: “user”@fa.ua.edu
Password: “Your password”

Navigating Office 365
A short introduction to navigating the Office 365 portal.

Mail Help

Financial Affairs Microsoft Exchange Email Continuity Information  
Important information regarding the Financial Affairs Microsoft Exchange email continuity service. Also a step by step guide on using the email continuity service in the case of a Financial Affairs Microsoft Exchange outage.

Scheduling A Meeting Using Room Resources 
How to schedule meetings that need to take place within a Financial Affairs conference room.

Accessing FA Email Online in Office 365
Instructions on how to access Financial Affairs email online in Office 365.

SharePoint Online

SharePoint allows for document collaboration, versioning, among Financial Affairs’ departments. SharePoint holds documents in ‘libraries’.
What is a document library?
Working with files in a document library
Should I save my documents to OneDrive for Business or a team site?

For another useful resource, visit Microsoft’s Sharepoint site for beginners, including videos and quick reference cards.

Computer Maintenance 

Clearing your Browser Cache and Cookies
Detailed Instructions on how to clear your web browser’s cache and cookies.

Remote Access

Remote Desktop Instructions
Detailed instructions on accessing your desktop PC from a remote location.

Remote MAC Instructions
Detailed instructions on accessing your MAC from a remote location.

FA VPN Installation Instructions

FA VPN Client Installation